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Human Genome News, January-June 1997; 8:(3-4)

Gene Patenting

The Bulletin of Medical Ethics devoted its January issue to the patenting of human genes. Articles cover such topics as the ethics of patenting DNA; a Christian view of patenting; the legal protection of biotechnological inventions; patents, ethics, and improving health care; and the principle of nonownership of the human body.

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